Garam masala

Recipe from: 7/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 7
Servings 0


  • 60
    coriander seeds
  • 30
    cumin seeds
  • 15
    whole black peppercorns
  • 10
    cardamom seeds
  • 4
    large cinnamon sticks
  • 5
    whole cloves
  • whole nutmeg


1. Roast the coriander, cumin, peppercorns, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves separately in a small pan. As each one starts to smell fragrant, turn on to a plate to cool. 2. After roasting, peel the cardamom, discard pods and use only the seeds. 3. Put all the roasted spices into an electric blender, or use a pestle and mortar, to grind them to a fine powder. 4. Finely grate some nutmeg and mix in. Store in a glass jar with an airtight lid.

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